Jo Simmonds

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  • "It's been almost a year now. JoAnn (mom) is sorely missed..."
    - Barry Simmonds
  • "To all that knew her, mom (Jo Ann) fought off cancer some..."
    - Barry Simmonds
  • "So sorry to hear of Mrs. Simmonds passing. I was a student..."
    - Brenda (Glass) Duplanty
  • "I was sorry to hear of your wife's passing. May God grant..."
    - Patricia (Comer) DeMott
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Jo Ann Simmonds
October 15, 1942 - September 9, 2016
Jo Ann (Jacot) Simmonds at age 73 graduated to Glory peacefully in her sleep at her home in Murphy, Idaho on 9-8-16 after her battle with cancer. She was born in Flint MI. to Keith & Neva (McNally) Jacot . She attended Kearsley High School and graduated with the class of 1960. After high school Jo married her high school sweetheart Norris Simmonds and they had 56 wonderful years together with three children Barry, Sherri and Timothy. She worked for Kearsley school district for 20 years as a librarian and secretary. Jo also loved serving the Lord and served as church secretary several times. Jo loved camping and fishing with her family and always made holidays an amazing time for all. Jo is survived by her husband Norris H Simmonds and son Barry (Julie), daughter Sherri and son Timothy (Kerrie) and seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Keith and Neva Jacot, her two brothers Robert & Donald Jacot and her daughter in law, Kami Simmonds. There will be a private gathering for immediate family at a later date.

Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Sept. 11, 2016